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EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 22, 2015

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Saul Carliner; Catherine Fulford; Nathaniel Ostashewski

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Number of papers: 291

  1. Conditions and Problems of Digital Literacy Skill Development of Students in Public Higher Education Institutions

    Piatip Phuapan, Chantana Viriyavejakul & Paitoon Pimdee, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

    The aim of the research is to investigate conditions and problems of digital literacy skills development of students in public higher education institutions. Such conditions and problems have been... More

    pp. 863-869

  2. Gamification Increases Scores of Underperforming Students in Cell Biology

    Donald Slish, Department of Biological Sciences, SUNY Plattsburgh, United States; Micael Nash, Department of Psychology, SUNY Plattsburgh, United States; Joshua Premo, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, United States

    In this study students in an undergraduate cell biology class were offered the opportunity to reinforce information learned in lecture and from a textbook through the use of a computer game that... More

    pp. 870-876

  3. Student Created Screencasts as an Aid to Grading and Tool for Student Reflection

    David Woods, Miami University, United States

    This paper is a report on new work to explore the use of student created screencasts to prompt reflection of course assignments. Students in a computer science course were asked to create a... More

    pp. 877-881

  4. An Investigation into Teacher’s Competence on Information Communication and Technologies (ICT) and Availability of E-Learning Resources in the Teaching of Mathematics in Secondary Schools

    Olusesan Adeyemi Adelabu & Emmanuel Olusola Adu, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

    Though it has been rightly said that what is wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology; there is no doubt that modern life is dominated by technology. This study therefore examines the... More

    pp. 882-889

  5. The use of social media in minority language learning to engage and motivate students

    Carrie Antoniazzi, Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Canada

    Working in a French first language school board in British-Columbia, teachers are always searching for a way to create meaningful learning activities that engages students in minority language... More

    p. 890

  6. E-Learning Portal in Civil Engineering Drafting

    Concepcion Balisi & Corazon Madrid, Technological University of the Philippines-Taguig, Philippines

    The demands of Outcomes-Based Education and the challenges of twenty-first century learning calls for alternative modes of instruction. The study focused on e-learning as an alternative medium to ... More

    pp. 891-898

  7. E-Learning Portal in Elementary Surveying

    Concepcion Balisi & Corazon Madrid, Technological University of the Philippines-Taguig, Philippines

    This paper presents the development and evaluation of an e-learning portal in elementary surveying for use by students of the Technological University of the Philippines-Taguig Campus. Consistent... More

    pp. 899-903

  8. Redesigning Course Delivery and Instructional Methods for the inclusion of Web 2.0: Lessons from the Trenches

    Zarina Charlesworth, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland; Natalie B. Sarrasin & Jean-Christophe Loubier, HES-SO Valais, Switzerland

    This paper presents the findings from the early stages of a mixed-methods, multi-phase research project which examines the integration of Web 2.0 tools in the higher education classroom to increase... More

    pp. 904-910

  9. Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies

    Chih-Feng Chien, Ching-Jung Liao & Brent G. Walters, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    As technology application has adopted to provide academic support ubiquitously, the presence of e-tutoring has grown for decreasing educational budgets and reducing the digital divide. However,... More

    pp. 911-915

  10. Supporting a Flipped Classroom with a Cloud-based Video Discussion Platform and an Adaptive Learning System

    Chih-Feng Chien & Shun-Yuan Cheng, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    Flipped classrooms have begun to be widely practiced in education in recent years. However, it has been observed that when students encounter problems while video viewing at home, they are not able... More

    pp. 916-919

  11. TOWARDS A TAILOR-MADE BLENDED LEARNING TRAINING FOR TEACHERS Developing teachers’ blended learning profile

    Lore Demedts & Frederic Raes, Artevelde University College Ghent (Belgium), Belgium

    This project focuses on insights into the current scope of teachers who are using blended learning to create an added value in the classroom. In order to develop better training tracks for teachers... More

    pp. 920-923

  12. Foreign Language Learning 'New and Improved'. How to use free and accessible software to outperform traditional F2F language learning

    Koen Depryck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium; Steurs Birgit & Jeroen Hendrickx, CVO Antwerpen, Belgium

    In this paper we present a framework for ICT-supported functional foreign language learning. We map general elements of foreign language learning onto the technical and didactic potential of ICT... More

    pp. 924-926

  13. Improving Student Learning With Digital Learning and Course Management Tools: A Study of the Effectiveness of Digital Learning Tools on Student Achievement in Introductory Psychology Courses

    Scott Elliot, SEG Measurement, United States; Gerry Bogatz, MarketingWorks, Inc., United States; Cathy Mikulas, SEG Measurement, United States

    This study shares the results of an independent mixed-method, effectiveness research study examining the impact of a commonly used digital course management and learning tool in postsecondary... More

    pp. 927-934

  14. Brave New World: The use of popular social media for multimodal literary analysis

    Jason Hilton & Timothy Oldakowski, Slippery Rock University, United States

    To engage deeply with the types of complex texts called for by Common Core, students need modern methods for literary analysis that connect to their life experiences. Building upon a background in ... More

    pp. 935-943

  15. Nakhon Ratchasima Teachers’ Using of Smartphones in English Language Teaching

    Supit Karnjanapun, Vongchavalitkul University, Thailand

    Abstract: The purposes of this survey were to investigate in depth the level of awareness and openness access to smartphone among English language teachers. The survey also attempted to find out... More

    pp. 944-950

  16. Is Flipping Middle School Algebra for a Full Semester Really Worth It?

    Charlie LaLonde, Western Middle School, United States; Marlena Bravender, Saginaw Valley State University, United States

    With a focus on STEM education, a number of teachers are working to deliver content in ways that achieve more motivated students and higher test scores. Using a flipped model in algebra education... More

    pp. 951-955

  17. Online Assessment Recording System Supports Data-Based Decisions on Student Numeracy

    David Pugalee, Center for STEM Education, UNC Charlotte, United States; Michelle Stephan & Christine Robinson, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Teachers using a web-based elementary mathematics assessment system focused on students’ understanding of number concepts have the flexibility to assess students at multiple time points with... More

    pp. 956-959

  18. Where educational media meets the college lecture course: Increasing class engagement using interactive online modules

    Mya Thompson, Cornell University, United States

    Remember coming to lecture with only a vague idea of what you’d be learning about for the next hour? Instead, hundreds of students in Cornell University’s Evolution and Diversity class arrived this... More

    p. 960

  19. The development of children's language and ethical media competences and media skills

    Raine Valli, Kokkola University Cosortium Chydenius, Finland; Janika Hautaviita, Kauhajoki City, Finland; Merja Meriläinen, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Finland

    The children's developing media competences and media skills are evaluated in this article on the basis of the evaluation indicator developed by Hautaviita (2012). The indicator has been developed ... More

    pp. 961-970

  20. Examining the Effects of Employing Various Multimedia Tools in a Flipped Classroom on Pre-Service Teachers’ Self Efficacy and Knowledge Application Abilities

    Aileen Watts & Mohamed Ibrahim, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of employing various multimedia tools in a flipped classroom on pre-service teachers’ self-efficacy and knowledge application abilities. The... More

    pp. 971-977